The government of Sindh on Tuesday granted permission to the transporters to bring out their buses on roads under the issued SOPs, as per the reports of local media.
The decision of resuming the public transport services has come after the successful talks between the Sindh Transport Minister, Owais Shah and the transporters who have been urging the government to allow them to bring their buses on roads saying that the lockdown has been relaxed.
Owais Shah said that the transporters would have to make sure that the SOPs are properly implemented, which includes the availability of the hand sanitizers and the wearing of masks in the automobile, otherwise, strict action would be taken against the transporters.
He said that a notice regarding the resumption of public transport would be given out soon.
It is pertinent to mention that the provincial government previously issued a notice, permitting markets to remain open in the city from 6 am in the morning until 7 pm in the evening. The medical stores and essential items seller could open their businesses round the clock.
The notice has also mentioned that if the government finds people violating the rules and not abiding with the SOPs then the decisions and the granted permission would be taken back. Business centers, expo halls, and the marriage halls would remain closed while all other sporting activities, facilities, and grounds shall also remain closed.